PITTSBURGH, PA – October 3, 2017 – ERIKS North America–owned company Lewis-Goetz announced it was named a Platinum Distributor of OPW Engineered System’s loading arm products. In addition, Lewis-Goetz’ service center in Houston was recognized as an OPW factory-authorized repair facility.

OPW Engineered Systems is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of top- and bottom-loading arm products for refineries, chemical plants, and petrochemical facilities, as well as tank truck and railcar terminals.

Eric Hoffman, product business unit leader for Lewis-Goetz, said being named a Platinum Distributor of OPW Engineered Systems is an excellent opportunity for his company to better serve current and future customers.

“By partnering with OPW Engineered Systems, we have access to their extensive line of high-quality loading arm products that are designed to maximize safety and efficiency, while easing any environmental concerns, such as leaks” Hoffman said. “As a complete industrial loading arm solutions provider, our customers can not only benefit from OPW’s trusted products, but also our extensive network of nearly 90 locations across the U.S. and Canada.

“We also are able to offer unparalleled technical support and service to our customers. Our Houston service center is an OPW factory-authorized repair facility, enabling us to provide maintenance services, equipment surveys, and inspections.”

For more information on Lewis-Goetz’ loading arm solutions, as well as related products and services, please visit www.lewis-goetz.com.

About OPW
For 125 years, OPW has led the way in designing and manufacturing world-class retail fueling, fluid handling and car wash system solutions for the safe and efficient handling and distribution of fuels and critical fluids. OPW makes above ground and below ground products for both conventional, vapor recovery and clean energy applications in the retail and commercial markets. Additionally, OPW supplies loading arms, valves and dry-break couplings, tank truck equipment, rail car valves and equipment, and car wash systems. OPW has manufacturing operations in North America, Europe, Latin America and Asia Pacific, with sales offices around the world. OPW is part of the Dover Corporation, which is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange under “DOV”. To learn more about OPW’s 125 years of providing industry-leading solutions, visit our website at www.opwglobal.com.

About Lewis-Goetz, an ERIKS Company
Since 1935, customers have trusted Lewis-Goetz to tailor solutions to meet their mission critical hose, sealing and belting needs. North America’s largest industries rely on the unsurpassed know-how of the company’s long-time tenured specialists to troubleshoot industry challenges and identify problems before they become emergencies. Lewis-Goetz is one of North America’s largest industrial distributors and is the largest company owned by ERIKS North America, which was recently ranked 20th on Modern Distribution Management (MDM) magazine’s 2016 list of Top 40 Industrial Distributors.  Visit www.lewis-goetz.com for more information.

For information, contact:
Katie Oswald Clark


ERIKS North America Headquarters

650 Washington Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15228

Phone: +1 (412) 787-2400

Fax: + 1 412-341-7192

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Phone: 724-213-1075

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